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News: Toxicology reports have come back and Ratliff was drunk

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by The Quest for Six, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. jobberone

    jobberone Save the Snow Leopard Staff Member

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    And his BA could have gone up in that time as well an down. Gastric emptying and retention can be highly variable even for the same person over time.
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    any way you look at it he was really drunk. totally pissed.

    Says nothing good about him at all
  3. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    The dude was flat out wasted with that BAL.


    He is dam lucky that he didnt injure himself or somebody else driving that impaired.
  4. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Great. Another drunk Cowboy getting arrested.
  5. jobberone

    jobberone Save the Snow Leopard Staff Member

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    And it might have been 0.07 at the scene and rose to that level in the interim.

    All we know is at the time his blood was drawn he was intoxicated. He should have called a cab, drank less or stayed home.
  6. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    All good choices.
  7. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member

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    Apparently the NFLPA card has the phone number to a free driving service set up for this situation. Too bad more players don't use it. This should never happen.
  8. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    It has a full bar and night club in there.
  9. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Bowling Alley? Is that where he was? I thought he said he was chilling with his "homegirl" to the cops.
  10. jobberone

    jobberone Save the Snow Leopard Staff Member

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    There isn't an excuse for driving intoxicated. But it's not hard to get to 0.08.
  11. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    Does it really matter how drunk he was? He made a stupid decision which is magnified because of the Brent incident.

    Drunk is drunk when it comes too driving.
  12. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    How many games will he be suspended?
  13. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    what is says is that he knew he was drinking way to much and continued to do so knowing he had to drive home. Also, I believe Jay became a father little over a year ago. Jay is obviously making some poor decisions over past few months and you just hope he has capacity to get his life together before another event lands him in big trouble.
  14. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Shocking.


    lol, please stop.
  15. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    Lol @ grown-up beer. Is Shiner in that category? What about Sam Adams?
  16. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Shiner, not at all.

    Sam Adams is for people who think they like good beer but don't know what good beer is.
  17. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    so if it isn't 8-9% ABV (or higher) it's not grown-up beer? Most of that beer tastes like garbage (hop saturated swill) and costs about as much as liquor.
  18. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Yes. If you have a taste for girl beer, real beers will hit your palate like that.
  19. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    What the hell is girl beer?
  20. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Bud, Shiner .. the one's mentioned in this thread.

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